Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Update on Charlotte Fashion Week

Posted By on Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:00 AM

Here's a recent press release for you folks interested in the Charlotte NC Fashion Week, going down Sept. 10-12 at the Mint Museum of Art.

Simply the Best for Barbara McKay and Charlotte NC Fashion Week 2009

June 16, 2009

Charlotte, NC. Barbara McKay of Charlotte’s “Simply the Best” Magazine and local television show, signs on as special guest emcee for Charlotte North Carolina Fashion Week (CNCFW) September 10-12 at the Mint Museum of Art.

Barbara’s show, which airs on Saturdays on WSOCTV Channel 9, Charlotte provides raving reviews of the most exciting and absolutely best places to go in Charlotte for looking your best. Ms. Mckay joins the ranks of fashion enthusiasts who see CNCFW as an amazing opportunity for Charlotte’s fashion and entertainment industries. “I am honored to participate in CNCFW and am dedicated to making this a very special event in Charlotte.” States McKay.

Already set to grace the runway this year: returning designers Luis Carlos Machicao of Machiçao Couture, Kimberly Pixton of Pixton Bridal Couture and Shinikki Peterson of Lujeanik Designs. This year CNCFW will feature two European designers from Sarajevo, Alen Kekic and Amela Rodan who will join the line up of talent showing their collections on the runway.

CNCFW Director, Anthony Simons is extremely pleased with the showing of support from contributing businesses. “The customer base and brand identification of our sponsors convey the ideal image desired to enable us to enhance this exciting multi-day event.” Among those companies participating this year include; MAC cosmetics, Varji Varji salon and spa providing hair styling, Bakers Shoes providing footwear, and Scott Jaguar as the official car sponsor. Fox News Charlotte, Elevate Lifestyle Magazine, Sotac Magazine, and Plitzs Lifestyle Magazine will provide Media coverage.

This year organizers are very excited about hosting the second annual event at the Mint Museum. The rich history, character and significant role the museum plays in the world of art and fashion lends to an exceptional partnership.

Tickets are currently available for the fashion event of the year. Both General Admission and VIP options are offered. Those interested in attending may purchase tickets online or by phone. Visit for more information.

This is a positive event for Charlotte, generating revenue for local business and creating internships for students studying in the fields of fashion marketing, public relations, and fashion merchandising. CNCFW is the only professionally produced multi-day event in Charlotte where designers can show their collections on a modest budget. Travelers to Charlotte will have a cultured and thrilling activity to attend and fashion buyers will have fresh new choices.

For more information on becoming a sponsor email or call 888-644-9230

Designers, boutiques and media inquiries contact Jas Dodd at or call 347-564-0206.

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